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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n.-A wooden shield set parallel to and a little distance out from the barrera behind which bullfighters can take shelter if pursued.

Usage examples (3)
  • She just succeeded in reaching a solitary board partition — a burladero shelter set close against the perimeter fence and threw herself behind its meagre protection.
  • She was trapped behind the burladero, and there was no way she could get to that door past the bull, which was already beginning the charge that would surely now take...
  • The need for approval of the scheme to allow for a site visit is a trivial burladero. for more
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